Sunday: Catch Film on Afghanistan

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, Alameda residents and other Bay Area community members are invited to see “Rethink Afghanistan” at Auctions by the Bay Theater, 2700 Saratoga Street, on Alameda Point.

The director of “Rethink Afghanistan” is Robert Greenwald.

Following the screening, Norman Solomon, director of the Institute for Public Accuracy — who just returned from Afghanistan — and is an Afghan War member of Iraqi Veterans Against the War will comment  on the film, respond to questions and lead a discussion about what we can do to change the current U.S. course on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Tickets are $9-$25 and can be bought online. 

The event is being held to benefit Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), U.S. Labor Against the War (USLAW), Bay Area Labor Committee for Peace & Justice (LC4PJ), United for Peace & Justice (UFPJ) and CODEPINK.

For more details, call 510-263-5303 or 415-863-3771.

Also note that this screening will be held one day after a free talk on U.S.-Iranian relations set for 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, at the Alameda Free Library. The speaker is Michael Veiluva, general counsel of the Western States Legan Foundation and author of “Burdens of Proof: Iran, the United States and Nuclear Weapons — A Global View.”